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New Year's Day

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  • Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz

    Review: 'War of the Whales' by Joshua Horwitz
    On March 15, 2000, the whales came ashore. Although they appeared to the uninitiated to be "weird-looking dolphins," marine biologist Ken Balcomb identified most of the victims as beaked whales. He could barely believe his eyes when he found the first...
  • Country music's cradle

    Country music's cradle
    The double yellow line painted along the middle of State Street in downtown Bristol doesn't simply provide direction for motorists. It's also the state line. The businesses on the south side of the street are in Tennessee. Just steps to the north lies...
  • Martha I. Healy, bank trust officer

    Martha I. Healy, bank trust officer
    Martha Ida Healy, the first woman to be named a trust officer at the old Mercantile-Safe Deposit and Trust Co. 50 years ago, died of cancer Wednesday at her Glyndon home. She was 95. Born in Glyndon, she was the daughter of Robert J. Healy, an accountant...
  • Mother sentenced for leaving child in casino lot

    Mother sentenced for leaving child in casino lot
    A mother charged with leaving her 4-year-old daughter in a car for eight hours while she gambled at Maryland Live casino on New Year's Eve pleaded guilty Thursday and has been sentenced to five days in jail, and was ordered to stay away from gambling...
  • Film Review: 'The M Word'

    Menopause may well be a universal condition, but the brand of narcissistic self-examination on display in Henry Jaglom's "The M Word" is distinctly Southern Californian. One might even say it's Jaglomian, given the iconoclastic writer-director's prior...
  • The McLovins: It's All About The Songwriting

    The McLovins: It's All About The Songwriting
    Turning 21 is a milestone. Of course, it means you can (legally) enjoy a beer or two, and you'll probably find your ideas are more easily welcomed into cynical adult discourse (lucky you). Watching two members of the McLovins — guitarist Justin...
  • Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival

    Mayor Eric Garcetti, rapper Jay Z to talk downtown music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are set to appear Wednesday outside City Hall for what is expected to be an announcement on the two-day Budweiser Made in America music festival planned for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. Garcetti...
  • Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti expected to announce music festival

    Jay Z, Mayor Eric Garcetti expected to announce music festival
    Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti and rapper Jay Z are scheduled to appear outside City Hall on Wednesday for what is expected to be an announcement on a two-day music festival for Labor Day weekend in Grand Park. The Budweiser Made in America, which...
  • Jay Z's Made in America festival coming to Grand Park despite concerns

    Rapper Jay Z's Made in America music festival is coming to downtown's Grand Park despite concern from one City Council member that the influx of thousands of people attending multiple stages with access to beer could create a "nightmare." The rapper...
  • Former Calvert Hall QB Kuhns headed to Michigan State

    Former Calvert Hall quarterback Colar Kuhns, who originally planned to play football at Cornell, has decided to accept an offer from Michigan State instead. "My dream was always to play in the Big Ten, to play at a bigger school in a bigger conference,...
  • Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend

    Jay Z festival coming to Grand Park on Labor Day weekend
    Announcing that rapper Jay Z's popular Made in America music festival is coming to downtown, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday that the event will "shine a spotlight" on Grand Park, the city's up-and-coming Civic Center gathering spot. But what was...